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Solaris Smartcard Administration Guide
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1.  Solaris Smartcard Overview

What's New With Smartcard

Smartcard Features

Smartcard Requirements

Smartcard Login

Package Descriptions

Smartcard Man Pages

Loading the SolarisAuthApplet

Initializing a Smart Card

To Create User Information on a Smart Card (Command Line)

Defining Authentication Properties on a Smart Card

PIN Property

User and Password Properties

Application Property

Enabling Desktop Login With a Solaris Smartcard

To Enable Smartcard Usage (Command Line)

2.  Getting Started With Solaris Smartcard

3.  Adding or Removing a Card Reader

4.  Troubleshooting



Smartcard Features

A Solaris Smartcard provides a more secure method for logging in to the Solaris desktop environment than is provided by the standard UNIX login. Information that is stored on the smart card verifies the identity of the user during login. A user who cannot provide the login information that is on the smart card is denied access to the desktop. The Solaris Smartcard software does the following: